Human Services (A.S.)
  • General Information
    Includes: Program Description, Entrance Requirements, Course Requirements

For more information regarding this program, please contact:

Maryanne Pepe
Interim Department Chairperson
Brahan Hall, Room 008
(518) 629-7341

For more information about admission to this program, please contact:

Admissions Office
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
(518) 629-7309

Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Services department is to provide students with theory and practical skills in two areas: general Human Services and Chemical Dependency Counseling. Students are prepared for transfer to baccalaureate programs and/or for employment in the field.

Human Services

Program Highlights

  • Flexible program with the opportunity to earn a degree during evening hours.
  • High placement rates (95% to 100%) for graduates entering the workforce.
  • Many students transfer to good four-year schools for social work and sociology.
  • Small classes with individualized attention.
  • Easy access to professors who are knowledgeable, dedicated and skilled (every full-time faculty member in the program has won an award for teaching).
  • High-quality academic advisement.
  • Course work that reflects state-of-the-art theory and skills.
  • A learning environment that is positive and caring.